Vietnamese-style beef salad

Vietnamese-style beef salad

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Prep: 30 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Lighten up beef mince in this Asian inspired noodle salad with crunchy carrots, beansprouts, and crushed peanuts

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal517
  • fat27g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs33g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre5g
  • protein33g
  • salt2.1g
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Ingredients

  • 500g beef mince
  • 2 red chillies, 1 finely chopped, the other thinly sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 100ml oyster sauce
  • 3 limes, juice of 2, 1 cut into wedges
    Lime

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  • 300g bag cooked rice noodles
  • 3 carrots, cut into thin julienne
    Carrot

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  • 300g bag beansprouts
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  • small bunch mint, leaves picked
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  • 50g unsalted peanuts, roughly chopped

Method

  1. Dry-fry the beef in a frying pan until nicely browned and starting to crisp, then pour off any fat. Add the chopped chilli and garlic, and fry for a few more mins. Add the oyster sauce and lime juice, and cook for another 5 mins until sticky.

  2. To assemble the salad, divide the rice noodles between bowls, top with the beef, then place a handful of carrot, beansprouts and mint leaves around each bowl. Sprinkle with peanuts and the sliced chilli. Before eating, toss all the ingredients together.

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